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and they will be answering questions all day long along with the ceo of -- the former ceo, rebekah brooks, of "news of the world." >>> just a short time ago, here's james murdock when he arrived at the parliament building in london. a little different than when his father arrived. his car is better known and his father's car was swarmed by members of the media as he made his way to today's proceedings. as charlie d'agata reports from london, today's testimony comes one day after the mysterious death of a key whistle-blower. >>> reporter: now it's rupert murdock himself who takes center stage in the unfolding hacking drama that has engulfed his empire. >> for critics of rupert murdock this is the best thing that could happen. this is the best case they have ever had to argue against murdock and say he has too much power. >> reporter: murdock and his son james will tell british lawmakers how much they knew about allegations their journalists tapped into voicemails and regularly paid off police. so will former british ceo rebekah brooks, who police are already investigating. the controversy has forced
." meanwhile former "news of the world" ceo rebekah brooks is out on bail after her arrest on suspicion of corruption and intercepting communications. her attorney denies all the charges. >>> had may not be carmageddon for bay area drivers but there is a bridge closure that commuters want to know about happening in the near future. >> and a passenger refuses security screening at the airport. how she turned the tables on the tsa agent and got arrested for it. >>> a nice day to be flying out of san francisco today. partly cloudy conditions but temperatures today warmer than what we were seeing last week. we'll hit 70 today and even warmer in other parts of the bay area. as you make your way farther to the east, we are seeing much warmer conditions. chicago hitting 94 today. and we are seeing a chance of thunderstorms and rain. about a 40 to 50% chance there. and more wet weather as we continue to new york, temperatures there today topping out at 90. another chance of thunderstorms and rain there and i'll have a full look at the bay area forecast coming right up. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, invest
talked to high-tech worker brooks masterson who admitted to being distracted by his phone but not by videos. >> i had to delete a words with friends game because it was taking too much time. it's a popular scrabble game that you can play remotely with friends and you can have seven or eight games going at once. >> reporter: you self-censored? >> yes. i was too distracted. >> reporter: according to the "chronicle," there are a couple of obvious down sides to this. first of all, lost productivity at work. but also, a lot of workers are tapping into their company's wi- fi network and as that happens, there is a risk of slowing down the system. and they could even be downloading viruses while they are watching those viral videos. i'm matt bigler live in san jose for cbs 5. >>> be careful when you download that season of csi, right, matt? >> right. >>> 6:40. speaking of online, online purchases could soon be taxed. why the power to change that may be in your hands. plus, they are a great way to save big but what's the catch? how groupons could soon be tracking everything you
that their journalists paid off police and hanged into phone records. so will rebekah brooks who police are already investigating. controversy has forced the head of scotland yard and his deputy to resign over their alleged links to a former murdoch executive. the scandal has reached the highest levels of the british government with opposition leaders saying the prime minister himself has questions to answer about his close ties to the murdoch empire. >> at the moment if he is unable to provide the leadership the country needs. >> reporter: rebekah brooks is a friend and neighbor to the prime minister. the pair met repeatedly since cameron took office 14 months ago. the prime minister cut short a trip to africa and called for an emergency session of parliament. in a further twist to the scandal, police found one of the first whistle-blowers about hacking dead at his home. police are calling sean hoare's death unexplained but not suspicious. charlie d'agata, cbs news, london. >>> let's go back to parliament and take live look as the proceedings are going on. we understand that rupert murdoch is ther
on conditions that they keep quiet. after the murdochs, their former british ceo rebekah brooks will face the committee. brooks, as editor of "news of the world" newspaper when the hacking was taking place was a hands-on manager. >> rebekah brooks knows the answers to all of these questions. she knows who knew what about what payments, when. she knows everything. >> reporter: however, brooks may not say very much today because she was arrested over the weekend and though out on bail now, will be acutely aware she's involved in a criminal inquiry. now, the murdochs are still speaking to the committee and what we have heard so far indicates they are going to say that they did not know what was going on at the company, that they, themselves, as executives, were misled. >> elizabeth palmer in london, thanks. >>> joining "uss is lanny davis who is special counsel to president bill clinton in the white house. we have been watching this unfold the last half hour or spoke. now, all of a sudden, you have rupert murdoch coming out and saying this is the most humble day of his life. he is striking t
and s&p need work. it's early. kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks will join us shortly with an update coming up. ,, ,,,,,,,, ,,,,,,,,,, a "haboob" ("huh-boob") that blew across arizona. it was a huge dust storm... about fifty >>> a huge dust storm just blew through phoenix about 50 miles wide in fact. the wind was blowing at more than 60 miles an hour. the visibility was so bad, the faa stopped flights from heading into phoenix and out of phoenix for a while yesterday. you can't see much of anything there, lawrence. but much better news up in our neck of the woods i guess. >> yeah. that's something else. we have a fog bank out there right now. over the bay right now, we have mostly sunny skies although you see some of that fog in the distance. a sign of the sea breeze kicking in and that means we're going to see some cooler temperatures over the next couple of days. patchy fog getting dense at the coastline. watch out for that. it's right near the surface at the coast. out at the beaches today you will see 60s for highs here. you get inside the bay 60s and 70s a bit of a sea breeze wi
from kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks after this break. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> waking up to cloud cover around the bay area but a warmup this afternoon. this afternoon 70s inland. the bay should see clouds clear out and mix of sun and clouds and temperatures in the mid- 60s. at the coast keeping it cool today, only in the mid-50s and breezy conditions as well along the coastline. now, that low is still in the picture now keeping us cool. high pressure will bring us hot weather next week. this is your forecast through other parts of northern. sacramento today high of 80 mostly sunny skies. hot in redding at 88, fresno 87. yosemite cooler at 80. definitely cooler in monterey and fog only making it to 63 there today. highs for the bay area, keeping them between 7 and 16 degrees below average for this time of year. 75 is the high in fairfield. 70 in livermore. oakland making it to 65 today. san rafael 68. very cool in pacifica only 59 there today. now, this warming trend will be gradual for the next couple of days over your weekend. there will be sunshine in the inland locat
report we just saw. coming up we'll have an update from kcbs moneywatch reporter jason brooks. stay tuned. ,, ,,,,,,,, i tell ya, i work a long day, every day. i hang my head out the window. oh man, we're delivering everything you can think of: plywood, cement. i, i enjoy the breeze on my tongue. well uh, and every weekend, seems like we're headin' down to the lake. we're pullin' a boat or somethin'. i don't know why. i just do. it's not a problem. i don't mind as long as we always stop at chevron and get that techron stuff. my ears flop around too. check it out. [ male announcer ] your car takes care of you, care for it. chevron with techron. care for your car. it's hard work; i need a nap. >>> a great weekend in store for the bay area. another hot one today and then we'll start to see a cooling tren. for today mostly clear conditions, beautiful shot outside over the city skyline a few low clouds out there along the bay shores but should clear out nicely. out the door this morning, temperatures in the 50s and the 60s inland spots certainly clear right now like i said around the bay, some
a $4,000 fine. >>> couple of positive reports this morning about jobs in america. here now jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is the kind of news we really want to see. hiring on the upswing. it fell off during the swing. a couple of reports show promise. the labor department says first time weekly unemployment claims fell by 14,000 this week to the lowest level in 7 weeks. we hope for a trend in the right direction. private payroll processor adp says 157,000 new jobs were added to the economy in june. that was more than double the expectation and a lot better than may with only 36,000 new jobs and a promising sign going into the monthly jobs report for tomorrow. jobs still really lagging in a key piece of the economy that needs to improve to show better growth overall for the economy. also a couple of decent reports for local retailers. san francisco-based gap saw 1% sales gain across its three chains a lot better than expected and a nice change of pace. they have been struggling. ross stores saw sales increase 5% that. too beat
told the browns that "the sun" would run a story on their baby's illness was rebecca brooks. at the time the editor of the sun newspaper, she's now rupert murdoch's british ceo and is herself being questioned by police. john yates, the officer you saw earlier on in my report, has just told the committee that he's 99% sure his phone was hacked, which shows that police investigating the news of the world were themselves not immune. chris? >> i'll tell you, this story grows more and more every day. cbs' elizabeth palmer for us in london. elizabeth, thank you very much. >>> like i said, there's so much more to talk about. we're joined now by steve hewlett who is a media analyst in london for us. good to have you here with us this morning. according to elizabeth's report there are claims the former prime minister gordon brown, the queen both victims of this hacking and rupert murdoch's newspapers. what's the latest on both sides of this story? >> it's going from bad to worse. in fairness, the latest revolution about gordon brown are not hacking, which is about accessing -- illega
and it looks like unemployment lines are getting longer. >> with more on that here's jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. unfortunately, weekly unemployment claims surged higher last week up 10,000 to 418,000. this following a pretty big drop the week before which had sort of given us some optimism that perhaps the market was going to head the right way but this has been indicativity past three months to get a drop one week and then heading higher the next week after that. we have yet to see claims fall below 400,000 in the past three months. need to be below that point to indicate that job hiring is going under way in an ernest fashion. so that's a problem for the markets. a lot of earnings are out including a number from the silicon valley. intel reporting that it saw its profit increase 2% to $2.9 billion. its profit would have been higher if not for a couple of major purchases buying mcafee as well as infineon. and intel does say that it's seen an increase in shipped sales to pc makers selling their pcs toists with as well as an increase
brooks. the murdoches could refuse. brook, a british citizen, can be legally compelled. and just as british parliament united in a call on murdoch to withdraw his bid for control of pay tv company bskyb, the wily media tycoon struck preemptively. he announced he was withdrawing his bid. today he surprised everyone with this statement from news corp, quote, we believe it's too difficult for the bid to progress and it is being read here as a humiliation for murdoch. we should also note that news corp's announcement came out at the precise moment that prime minister cameron was sitting down to meet the family of milly doweler that sparked this controversy in the first place. >> interesting timing indeed. what's the reaction to this rather new developmr%] at this point? >> well, many people say it doesn't change anything. murdoch can re-introduce his bid later potentially in the criminal and parliamentary inquiries will continue regardless into the alleged wrongdoing by his newspapers and there may be a debate should he even own the portion of bskyb that he already has. it's a scanda
. at the center of the ugly storm, rebecca brooks, editor of "news of the world" at the time and now runs the murdock newspaper "empire". >> it is absolutely disgusting. >> reporter: the stain of the scandal is seeping into the prime minister's office and there are now legal issues about paying the police for information. people have already gone to jail earlier in this story and' not over yet. >> mark phillips in london thank you. >>> as you just heard from mark the same tabloid already admitted breaking into the voice mail of a long list of celebrities including actor hugh grant who joins us from london. good morning to you. >> good morning. >> it is public outrage as a result of the case with this missing little girl here. that's what it's going to take to take tabloids like "news of the world" to kind of clean up their act? >> is that what it's going to take, is that what you said? >> public outrage. like you mentioned it was all about celebrities before. now when you're bringing in missing kids is that what it's finally going to take to get something done here? >> i think that's righ
brooks also took the hot seat and chose her words carefully. she is already under police investigation. >> things went badly wrong at the "news of the world" and we are doing our best now to sort it out. >> reporter: a separate committee grilled london's former chief of police who resigned because of allegations police took bribes from murdoch reporters. charlie d'agata, cbs news london. >>> an hour ago congress passed a tea party-backed debt reduction plan to cut $6 trillion in spending and require a balanced budget amendment to keep the government from defaulting on its loans. president obama says he will veto that bill. he wants the gang of 6 bipartisan proposal. that cuts the deficit by nearly $4 trillion over the next decade. it would include new tax revenues from closing corporation loopholes and trimming deductions for charitable giving and home mortgages. individual and corporate tax rates would be reduced. it also calls for cuts to medicare and medicaid. >> what i will be urging speaker boehner, nancy pelosi as well as leader reid and mitch mcconnell is that they tomorrow are
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